24 September 2017
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New York, September 21: President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika Wednesday morning joined a high level delegation at the UN General Assembly in discussing the alarming education crisis that has left close to 264 million children and adolescents out of school. Mutharika, together with leaders of Norway, France, Senegal co-hosted the…
Godknows Maseko with some of the children at STEKA Blantyre, September 20, 2017: Step Kids Awareness (STEKA) an organization which looks into the welfare of vulnerable children on the streets has called for assistance from well-wishers in the construction of a vocational training centre currently underway at Lirangwe in Blantyre. …
Msaka (Centre) leads the Impi to the campaign venue on arrival in Mpherembe in Mzimba - Pic by Kennedy Nyirongo Mzuzu, September 20, 2017:  Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Bright Msaka Monday issued a warning to teachers involved in sexual abuses with girl children, saying they would face the…
One of the urinals at Mbinda primary school in Blantyre - Pic by Solister Mogha Blantyre, September 12, 2017: Blantyre District Water Office said Monday it will construct sanitation facilities in 20 primary schools in the district as one way of improving sanitation. Making the revelation, Blantyre District Water Officer…
Lilongwe, September 12: Kanengo Police Women Network (PWN) on Saturday visited Salima police women network to encourage and empower each other on issues of girl child education. The event that took place at Salima police station was the launch of an exchange visit between the two police stations. Officer in…
Part of Unima: Chancellor College - File Photo Mzuzu, September 8, 2017: Mzuzu University (Mzuni) Students’ Union Representative Committee president Wazamazama Katatu says government should offer public universities startup capital to enable them engage in business activities that can sustain the institutions. Katatu told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Wednesday that…
Blantyre, September 6, 2017: Students at Blantyre International University (BIU) have agreed to boycott classes for two weeks following the college’s failure to adhere to conditions of accreditation from the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE). The students arrived at the decision after a meeting they had on Tuesday with…
The girl child at chool Mangochi, September 4, 2017: African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF) Health Africa is implementing a project, Standup for the Adolescent, aimed at reducing teenage pregnancies and child marriages through Chimwala and Lulanga health centres in Mangochi. AMREF Health Africa is funding the implementation of the project…
High Commissioner to Malawi Holly Tett and Msaka pose with Malawian students who are ready to attend Chevening Scholarship in UK Lilongwe, September 01, 2017: British High Commissioner to Malawi, Holly Tett has pledged his country’s continued educational support to Malawi to improve quality of education delivery. The High commissioner…
Salima, August 24: Malawi Interfaith Aids Association (MIAA) has asked communities in Salima District not to take poverty as a stumbling block for children’s education as they spend money on unnecessary activities. The sentiments were made on Wednesday by the Chairperson for District Interfaith Aids Coordinating Committee (DIACC), Sheikh Mufti…
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Q&A with MEDF COO Dingiswayo Jere

Q&A with MEDF COO Dingiswayo Jere

Government through Parliament instituted the Malawi Rural Development Fund (MARDEF) which later changed to MEDF ( Malawi Enterprise Development Fund) to act as a reliable public money lending office for Malawians. Some years have passed and MPHATSO LASTONE NKUONERA caught up with Chief Operations Of...